Kitchen organizational items for craft storage

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The art of being able to find great organizational items for your craft room starts with the ability to see different uses for things you already have in your home. Maybe it’s using a silverware sorter to hold markers. Maybe it’s a divided box for a knives to hold paintbrushes. Or a lazy Susan to hold your supplies on your desktop. Or it’s looking in the kitchen section at your nearest big box store!

I was at Sam’s Club yesterday, and found this three-tiered fruit stand. It is iron, has a small footprint side to side on the bottom, and fits perfectly on an Ikea Kallax shelf. Instead of using it for fruit, I’m using it for all of my baker’s twine, large ribbon, jute, and string. It’s great for me, as I can see what I need and instantly grab it and go.

Start thinking of different uses for everyday organizers, especially kitchen related. There are some great crossover uses for your craft room!

What great items have you repurposed for organizing your scrapbook room?

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Updating an 80s curio cabinet for stamp storage

I visited my local Good Will this morning, and found a wonderful solid wooden standing box. I believe it was for curios or small knick knacks. I instantly saw a wonderful $2.99 stamp holder!

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I sanded it lightly and removed the heart-shaped decoration on the top and sanded that spot down. I didn’t spend a lot of time on that spot because I knew it would be covered with washi tape and a stamp. I wanted this to be a FAST project!

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I took a can of spray paint I had left over from when I painted an Ikea Raskog cart. I did two light coats, front and back.

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Then I took some washi tape (you know I love my washi tape) and added a few stripes to make it even cuter.

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Finally, here it is, in its new role as the holder of my wooden stamps!

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Find new purpose for old things. Don’t throw them out, repurpose! Change them up. Add your own touch to them and make something old new again!